Cooperative Fisheries Science Forum I: Scallops May 2-3, 2002

SMAST Technical Report NO. SMAST-05-03-01

Convened by:

Paul Diodati, Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries
Paul Howard, New England Fishery Management Council
Brian Rothschild, School for Marine Science and Technology, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Michael Sissenwine, National Marine Fisheries Service, Northeast Fisheries Science Center
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REPORT (prepared by Kevin Stokesbury)


Paul Howard: Sustainable fisheries: significant gains despite confusion and uncertainty.

Farhad Azadivar: Optimization in fisheries management: Case of sea scallops.

Dvora Hart and Paul Rago: Rotational management of sea scallops in practice and theory.

Paul Rago: Scallop surveys: comparison among research vessels, fishing vessels and photographic methods.

Kevin Stokesbury and Brad Harris: Examination of sea scallop, Placopecten magellanicus, aggregations using a video survey in closed areas of Georges Bank.

Paul Rago and Dvora Hart: Fleet dynamics of the Atlantic sea scallop fishery.

Brad Harris and Kevin Stokesbury: Growth and movement of sea scallops in the southern part of the Great South Channel on Georges Bank: a tagging study.

Steve Murawski: Interactive dynamics of scallop and groundfish fisheries.

Frank Almeida (presented by Robert Reed): Gear effects and habitat studies in the Georges Bank closed areas.

Kevin Stokesbury: SMAST environmental assessment: a before-after-control-impact study of the sea scallop aggregations of Georges Bank.

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